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Teen booked in jail, accused of holding gun to classmate's face

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago March 05, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 Tuesday, March 05 2013 March 05, 2013 3:31 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies released the booking photo of a 17-year-old charged with holding-up an unloaded .38 caliber handgun to a classmate's face Tuesday.

Jesus Morejon and an unidentified 16-year-old were arrested after the incident at Tara High School. Deputies said the 16-year-old bought the gun illegally off the street, and Morejon took it and put it up to the head of a student, in a threatening manner.

A witness described what happened to deputies who charged the pair with illegal carrying of a weapon on school property. Morejon is also charged with aggravated assault.

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